adjective, un·wis·er, un·wis·est.
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Example sentences from the Web for unwise
It would be unwise for Democrats to end the filibuster assuming Republicans wouldn’t develop an agenda to take advantage of its absence.
Even when it’s possible to estimate the risk, the authors still say it’s unwise to put too much faith in these predictions.AI Behaving Badly: New Model Could Help AI Make More Ethical Choices|Edd Gent|July 6, 2020|Singularity Hub
I think you could ask the question whether they’re really unwise or not.
But M. Picard advised me against it and even added that it would be unwise to keep the keys.My Grandfather's War: Recovering the Art the Nazis Stole|Anne Sinclair|October 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
If the demolition of capitalism is not practical, it might also be unwise.
Robert Reich has complained of Obama's "unwise, unnecessary concessions."How Obama is Setting the Stage for Hillary in 2016|David Frum|September 15, 2013|DAILY BEAST
In the long term it would be unwise and pose an unacceptable risk to the Bering Sea ecosystem and the public resource.The Big Idea: Saving the World’s Most Important Fish|Kevin M. Bailey|August 9, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Marin also suggests that forcing men into the delivery room when they would rather be elsewhere is unwise.Is Prince William Trying to Miss the Royal Baby’s Birth?|Tom Sykes|July 1, 2013|DAILY BEAST
To be sure, there came a time at the beginning of the term when the unwise parents were responsible for much bad work.Miss Ashton's New Pupil|Mrs. S. S. Robbins
The wise, for all their wisdom, hardly ever can see how innocence itself may lead the unwise into the pit digged by the wicked.Oldfield|Nancy Huston Banks
Reading when lying down or from the light of a fireplace is unwise.Boy Scouts Handbook|Boy Scouts of America
The king by his unwise action threw power into the hands of his opponents.
There would have been no unwise waste of our precious soldiers.The Brothers' War|John Calvin Reed